Keelung (Taipei), Taiwan is the very center of the government, economy and culture of Taiwan, making it a very significant and modern city to visit. Mixed with its modern feel are ancient culture and traditions, giving Taipei a gateway into the nation’s past. Taipei, Taiwan is filled with art, relics, parks, statues and many other natural wonders to explore. The island also boasts one of the world’s tallest buildings, the 1,676-foot Taipei 101, as well as the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial and the Palace Museum with its large collection of Chinese art. With many sites to see and parks to visit, Taipei is sure to fill your day with excitement. Below is a list of a few of our favorite things to do while cruising to Taipei, Taiwan:
- Taste your way through Taiwanese culture by sampling different authentic dishes (and a variety of international plates) to try something new and learn about their cuisine.
- Have high tea at Chiufen Village to experience this historic center which was once known as the gold city of Asia.
- See the island of Taipei and the natural wonders of Yeliu Park, a promontory full of other-worldly landscapes and rock formations stretching over a mile into the sea.
- Embark on a scenic drive to visit the Palace Museum that holds a large and astounding collection of art dating back to the 10th century.